Performance Venue: Experimental Theatre, Guangzhou Opera House
Price: 80 180 280VIP
Ata Wong is a theater director, actor and Physical Theater mentor from Hong Kong. Wong trained at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts before going to France, where he studied at the Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq. He was the only student from Hong Kong to complete a two-year programme there, followed by a course at the Laboratory of Movement Study (LEM) the next year. During the time in Europe, he performed with many theater groups and directors , including Peter Brook, Simon Brook, Irina Brook etc.. When back in HK, he has joined Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio as Resident Director/Researcher to develop and integrate Oriental and Western theatrical elements and to train HK actors at an international level. Currently he is assisting a studio to found the first Physical Theater training school and promoting Physical Theater’s development and evolution.
Théâtre de la Feuille was founded in 2008, with artist director Ata Wong, one of the few HK performers to have finished the 2-year-study program at Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France. The Group was first based in Paris, with Wong later returning to HK, as a new creative base. It aims to develop the training system of Physical Theater in Asia, which introduces European Contemporary performing style and combines it with Eastern theatre. The inaugural production, L’Orphelin, toured Paris, Reggiolo (Italy), Pula (Croatia) , Taiwan and Hong Kong, to critical and audience acclaim.